Defining Palliative Care and Dispelling Myths

Christine Ritzo, RN, BSN Clinical Outreach Nurse, Mission Hospice and Home Care

Palliative care is holistic symptom management for those faced with a life limiting illness. It focuses on treatment for the mind, body and soul. One of the most common myths is that when palliative support is suggested, it means you will die soon. This is often far from actuality, especially if curative treatments are still an option.  

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Event Details

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Stanford Health Library

211 Quarry Road
2nd Floor, Suite 201
Palo Alto, CA

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